Browntown, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania facts for kids

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Browntown, Pennsylvania
Census-designated place
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Luzerne
Township Pittston Township
Area
 • Total 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 • Land 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,418
 • Density 3,060/sq mi (1,180/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 18640
Area code(s) 570

Browntown is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pittston Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States, adjacent to the city of Pittston. The CDP population was 1,418 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Browntown is located at 41°18′46″N 75°47′8″W / 41.31278°N 75.78556°W / 41.31278; -75.78556.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.46 square miles (1.2 km2), all of it land. Browntown is adjacent to the southeast border of the city of Pittston. The borough of Yatesville is to the south, and Hughestown is to the north. U.S. Route 11 passes through the northern part of the CDP, connecting Pittston to the west with Dupont to the east.


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